First they announced they be cutting ticket prices across the board, then they announced they'd be killing off their old mascot only to potentially replace it with a moose (okay, forget that one), then they cut online ticketing fees, and now they're making all mezzanine seats in the month of January $17.76.
That's a pretty great price point if you can score one of the mid-court, lower row seats in the mezzanine.
Here's Sixers CEO Adam Aron on the latest price cut.
“With only a month between the receipt of our schedule and the
Philadelphia 76ers first home game, we have many available seats at the
Fargo Center for January home games. What
better way to give back to our fans and welcome new Sixers ownership,
than to celebrate the heritage of our city and the heritage of our
with a $17.76 price,” Aron said. “All seats in the upper bowl for
January Sixers home games will be priced at $17.76 or less for all 13
January home games. That means that more than 100,000
Philadelphia 76ers seats will be priced at
or below $17.76. If Philadelphians ever wanted to see an NBA game in
person, but felt that prices were unaffordable to do so, now is your
time. Do not
miss this rare opportunity to take in a 76ers game in person at an
Show ya luv, Sixers fans. Pick your games wisely.
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It's still unclear whether or not the Eagles will have Ronald Darby for Monday night's game, but at least they'll have their linebackers.
Both Jordan Hicks (calf) and Mychal Kendricks (hamstring) will be OK to play against Washington on Monday night, head coach Doug Pederson said.
"Both of them will practice today," Pederson said on Saturday morning. "They're both doing well. Just to get a couple extra days of rest. And Mychal has actually practiced all week. Jordan's been the one we've kept out. Both of them will go today and we'll get a better understanding of where they're at but they'll be fine for the game."
Hicks, Kendricks and Darby were the only three Eagles who were limited in Friday's practice.
Darby (ankle) will be listed as questionable for the game, but earlier in the week Pederson said "stars have to align" for the cornerback to play this week. The 49ers game on Oct. 29 is probably more likely.
Darby, who dislocated his right ankle in Week 1, returned to practice for the first time this week.
"[Darby has] looked well. It's just day by day with him," Pederson said. "We'll get through today's practice with him. Obviously, have limited his reps during practice. He is doing well and we'll get through today and tomorrow to make a decision for [the game]."
The Eagles will practice on Saturday at 11:45 a.m. and the injury report will come out later in the afternoon.